EB SIG: Web Hosting Strategies
Come hear Doug Kaye, one of the industry's leading experts on Web technology.
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Doug Kaye, Consultant - RDS
Web Hosting Strategies
When Exodus -- then the largest Web-hosting vendor -- filed for bankruptcy last year, many managers took a fresh look at their Web-site outsourcing decisions. Have you reviewed your company¹s Web-hosting strategy?
- Will your Web-hosting service survive?
- Should you move your site to another facility?
- How should you evaluate vendors?
- How can you avoid lock-in and loss-of-control?
- Should you use a Managed Service Provider (MSP)?
- What should you look for in a Service Level Agreement (SLA)?
Come hear one of the industry's leading experts on Web technology address these questions and more at the upcoming E-Business SIG meeting. We¹ll look at where the Web-hosting market is going and how to develop an optimal Web-hosting strategy for your own company.
About the Speaker
Doug Kaye, RDS
Doug is a technology/strategy consultant and author. His first book, "Strategies for Web Hosting and Managed Services" (2001, John Wiley and Sons) has received glowing reviews on Amazon and elsewhere. His next book, "Strategies for Web Services," will be published later this year. Doug also publishes the free weekly IT Strategy Letter in addition to monthly guest columns for Internet World and The Web Host Industry Review.
Doug¹s dot-com stints included VP Engineering of Organic, CTO/VP Engineering of NextMonet and goodcompany.com, and the CEO of CoSite, an early Web-hosting service. Before all the craziness -- from 1978 through 1995 -- he was CEO of RDS, a network integration and OEM software product development company that built and operated large corporate WANs for Fortune 500 companies, and supplied OEM networking software to IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Novell and Data General.
Thelen Reid & Priest Multipurpose Room
101 Second Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(Room is provided courtesy of Thelen Reid & Priest, LLP).
(NOTE: Second and Mission--Security locks the doors at 6; buzz the security officer from the Second Street entrance for admission to the building.)
7:00-9:00pm presentation and discussion
(Pizza and sodas are provided courtesy of ExecuStaff http://www.execustaff.net)
$15 for non-SDForum Members
No charge for SDForum members, affiliates, and students with ID
No registration required
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